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 Bill Status of SB0210  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  BATH SALTS PROHIBITION ACT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Andy Manar - Jacqueline Y. Collins

House Sponsors
(Rep. Avery Bourne - Sue Scherer - Jerry Costello, II)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/18/2016SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0585

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/1-1from Ch. 38, par. 1-1


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Deletes reference to:
720 ILCS 5/1-1
Adds reference to:
New Act
720 ILCS 570/401from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 1401

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Bath Salts Prohibition Act. Provides that a person may not sell or offer for sale any bath salts in a retail mercantile establishment located within this State. Provides that a violation is a Class 3 felony for which a fine not exceeding $150,000 may be imposed. Provides that in addition to any other penalty that may be imposed for a violation of the Act, the unit of local government that issued a retailer's license for the retail mercantile establishment whose merchant violated the Act may revoke the retailer's license of that retail mercantile establishment. Defines "bath salts" as any synthetic or natural material containing any quantity of a cathinone chemical structure, including any analogs, salts, isomers, or salts of isomers of any synthetic or natural material containing a cathinone chemical structure. Provides that this includes, but is not limited to, synthetic cathinones as defined in the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, and any related "controlled substance analog" as defined in the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, regardless of how the product is labeled or marketed. Amends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Exempts from a violation of knowingly manufacturing or delivering, or possessing with intent to manufacture or deliver, a controlled substance, the sale or offering for sale of bath salts in a retail mercantile establishment.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 3
Provides that the unit of local government that issued the retailer's license for the retail mercantile establishment whose merchants violated the Bath Salts Prohibition Act may revoke the retailer's license of that retail mercantile establishment upon conviction for a violation of the Act.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/28/2015SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. John J. Cullerton
  1/28/2015SenateFirst Reading
  1/28/2015SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/18/2015SenateAssigned to Executive
  3/26/2015SenateDo Pass Executive; 016-000-000
  3/26/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 14, 2015
  4/15/2015SenateSecond Reading
  4/15/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 16, 2015
  4/24/2015SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 15, 2015
  5/15/2015SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2015
  10/8/2015SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As October 20, 2015
  10/10/2015SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  3/10/2016SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Andy Manar
  3/16/2016SenateApproved for Consideration Assignments
  3/16/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 17, 2016
  3/17/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Andy Manar
  3/17/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/30/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Criminal Law
  4/12/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Andy Manar
  4/12/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  4/13/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Criminal Law
  4/14/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Criminal Law; 011-000-000
  4/14/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Andy Manar
  4/14/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Assignments
  4/19/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Assignments Refers to Criminal Law
  4/20/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommend Do Adopt Criminal Law; 010-000-000
  4/21/2016SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/21/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Manar
  4/21/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted; Manar
  4/21/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  4/21/2016SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/21/2016SenateThird Reading - Passed; 053-000-000
  4/21/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  4/22/2016HouseArrived in House
  4/22/2016HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Avery Bourne
  4/22/2016HouseFirst Reading
  4/22/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/9/2016HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  5/13/2016HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 27, 2016
  5/17/2016HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary - Criminal Committee; 015-000-000
  5/18/2016HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/18/2016HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer
  5/19/2016HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/19/2016HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/24/2016HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 114-000-000
  5/24/2016HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry Costello, II
  5/24/2016SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/22/2016SenateSent to the Governor
  7/18/2016SenateGovernor Approved
  7/18/2016SenateEffective Date January 1, 2017
  7/18/2016SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0585

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